Faith: Send in the Clones?

Send in the Clones? Third Sunday in Ordinary Time In St. Paul’s time, the church was so new that everyone remembered how they came to the faith. That’s not a bad thing. Even today, in helping with the RCIA, I like to hear how the new converts were drawn to the Lord. But it seems…

Bulletin: January 22, 2017

  Bulletin: January 22, 2017 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Our readings today speak of the arrival of a great light in the midst of darkness. The Gospel passage from Matthew, quoting from Isaiah, identifies this light as the person of Jesus. God’s new day is dawning as Jesus begins his ministry of teaching, preaching, and…

Faith: Remember, Reflect, Respond

Behold the Lamb of God Second Sunday in Ordinary Time I wonder if anyone understood John the Baptist when he called Jesus the Lamb of God. Did they associate that name with the paschal lamb whose blood protected the Israelites from the Angel of Death? After Jesus’ death and resurrection, the apostles began to understand…

Father Gerard Mission Appeal

Mission Appeal for Fr. Gerard As part of the Diocesan Missionary Cooperative Plan Appeal, our parish will have the opportunity to respond to Jesus’ “mission call” to acquire a greater knowledge of solidarity with the poor of our world by supporting the work of Fr. Gerard Tyralla’s mission in Peru. Since Fr. Gerard will be…

Bulletin: January 15, 2017

  Bulletin: January 15, 2017 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time As we enter Ordinary Time, following the Christmas season, our readings suggest that something extraordinary is going on. In the passage from Isaiah, during the time of their exile the people of Israel are terribly confused and lost, and they long desperately for the healing and…

In Loving Memory of Deacon Ken Ramage

In Loving Memory of Deacon Ken Ramage Services for Deacon Ken Ramage Rosary Wednesday January 18, 6:30pm Funeral Mass Thursday January 19,10:00 am Final Commendation will be held privately with the family. A reception following the funeral Mass in the parish hall. Both will take place at Good Shepherd Catholic Parish, St. Mary’s Church  …